Harbour Town

Harbour Town

Experience a legendary Sea Pines treasure

For more than 40 years, the red and white striped Harbour Town Lighthouse has welcomed visitors to one of the most unique and beautiful places on earth. Located in the heart of the Sea Pines, and ideally situated on Hilton Head Island’s captivating Calibogue Sound, the Harbour Town Yacht Basin is recognized as a premier yachting destination on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. In addition to the incredible views at every turn, Harbour Town is also an incredible shopping destination, with over twenty fabulous boutiques, galleries and gift shops.


  • Home to the celebrated natural landmark, the grand Liberty Oak
  • Climb to the top of the landmark candy- striped Harbour Town Lighthouse
  • The Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground is perfect for children
  • The Harbour Town Golf Links is one of the most distinguished PGA TOUR golf courses
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Recreational activities abound all year long on the waterfront at Harbour Town. Boats depart regularly for dolphin-sighting and adventure cruises, kayak tours and deep sea fishing trips. Or you and your family can set sail for dinner on the famed Calibogue Sound. For a stunning aerial view of the Harbour Town marina, climb the winding steps to the top of the beloved candy-stripe lighthouse!
Getting To Harbour Town

Getting to Harbour Town

  • Take Exit 8 and follow US 278 East to Hilton Head Island (approx. 20 miles).
  • Once to Hilton Head Island, take the Cross Island Parkway to the Sea Pines Circle (traffic circle). Take the first exit off of the traffic (Greenwood Drive) and the main gate of Sea Pines will be just ahead.

Getting to Island Getaway

  • After crossing the main ridge onto Hilton Head Island, merge into left lanes and look for signs to the Cross Island Parkway.
  • Follow the Cross Island Parkway through the Toll Booth ($1.25) until the Sea Pines traffic circle.
  • Take the third exit on the traffic circle (3/4 of the way around the circle) to Route 278 (mainland).
  • Turn right at the first traffic light onto Arrow Road and to the stop sign ahead.
  • Turn left on New Orleans Road and Island Getaway is approximately one block on the left, 28 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
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Getting Around

By Car:
Hilton Head Island has two main roadways: the Cross Island Parkway or Business 278. The Cross Island Parkway is a toll road, costing $1.25 for most passenger cars. Hilton Head has 24 hour taxi service, 7 days a week and transport from Savannah and Hilton Head airports.

By Free Shuttle:
Palmetto Dunes offers courtesy transportation within Palmetto Dunes and Shelter Cove (access to beaches, golf, tennis courts, shopping or restaurants). Vehicles will be dispatched on a to Island Getaway link first-come, first-served basis, based on requests received. This free service is available April through September (843‐689‐4222).

By Bike:
There are many parks with nature trails and public beaches. Biking along the 12-mile coast is also a popular option, and there are many bike rental choices (with delivery and pick-up) on Hilton Head Island. Also unique to Hilton Head are the 50 miles of bike paths that will wind you through almost all of the Island’s areas and parks.
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